Chinese Scholars dispute post-Kim NK scenario

Not the most insightful read on this topic, but there were a few interesting statements in the KT piece on how some in China view the current situation in North Korea.

Far from a collapsed state, these scholars say North Korea is more than just Kim Jong-il, and in the event of his death its leaders are well aware that a power struggle would most likely destroy the country. They point out that a stable North Korea is in Beijing’s best interest, and that Pyongyang has the ability to conatin any potential chaos that might ensue.

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